NCAA & ICAO

Civil aviation is a critical element in Nigeria's transportation system and indeed its economy. Nigeria has twenty (20) airports and many regulated airstrips and heliports; 23 active domestic airlines; 554 licensed pilots; 913 licensed engineers and 1700 cabin personnel. Nigeria being Africa's most populous country is an important destination for over 22 foreign carriers. Nigeria currently has Bilateral Air Services Agreements with over 78 countries. From Nigeria, air travelers can fly directly to many of the world's business centers such as London, Paris, Frankfurt, New York, Johannesburg, Atlanta, Amsterdam, Dubai and Jeddah to mention a few. With the attainment of America's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) Category One Certification, Nigerian registered carriers can now fly directly into the United States of America (USA)

Safety Oversight

Civil aviation is one of the most regulated industries in the world. Every single technical personnel, equipment and airport must be certified and monitored by competent regulatory agencies known as Civil Aviation Authorities (CAAs). Even the CAAs themselves are in turn assessed by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and other international bodies. The operating principles, guidelines and standards applied in civil aviation are based on the Standards And Recommended Practices (SARP) of ICAO and stipulated National laws and regulations.In Nigeria, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) is the apex regulatory body, overseeing the activities of all airlines and their pilots, engineers and cabin staff, airports, airstrips and heliports, navigation aids, all service providers including the airport authority and the air traffic service provider, aviation training institutions, etc. NCAA watches over the entire industry.

Advisory Circulars

FROM THE REGULATOR

19 August 2014

Profile Of Ositadinma Benjamin Chidoka 'Mr Safety'

Where i was born and where and how i have lived is unimportant. it is what i have done with where i have been that should be of interest.

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22 July 2014

Daniel Adeyileka: The Youngest Pilot in Nigeria

The problem of aging workforce in the aviation industry and the need for manpower development has been a recurrent national discuss.Therefore, the need to champion new strategies for moving the aviation industry forward has become imperative.The issue has been whether there are enough Pilots and Aircraft Engineers that can replace the aging ones. Opinion moulders; critics and analysts of the aviation industry continue to mount pressure on the NCAA while trying to find out what the Authority is doing about it. The question is who bells the cat in this regard? Is it the airlines, the regulatory agency, state governments, parents or other relevant stakeholders and institutions? Som...

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Directorate of Consumer Protection

The Consumer Protection Department (CPD) of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) was launched in March 2001, to ensure that all aviation consumers obtain the best services in air transportation.

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Document Tracking Office

Finding a way to work togther to determine where synergy exist has been the vision of the Director General of NCAA. FSG (Flight Standards Group) portal has clearly taken full advantage of deriving optimum return on Information Technology investment, and user are positioned to take full charge of uploading FSG critical data transactions from pare to soft copies.

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